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Michaelskirche is the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps, built by Duke Wilhelm V as a center for the Catholic Reformation in 1583-'97.
Michaelskirche is the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps, built by Duke Wilhelm V as a center for the Catholic Reformation in 1583-'97. It was built in Renaissance and Baroque style, influencing imminent Baroque buildings in south Germany. The tiered white façade features Christ as salvation on top, with Hubert Gerhard's statue of Archangel Michael killing a demon in a niche between the 2 main doors. The tiers in between have niches with bronze statues of various Bavarian Wittelsbach rulers. The interiors feature the altarpiece of Peter Candid's Annunciation. The crypt has tombs of various Wittelsbach rulers.
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